Two options for landfill
DEQ promises support, but urges council to finalize its plan
May 6, 2021
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) met with Moorcroft’s governing body Monday morning to discuss the town’s options for the future of the municipal landfill.
Program Principal Craig McOmie and District #3 Supervisor Richard Lemm, both from the Casper office, brought insights and requirements for keeping the Moorcroft landfill open into the future.
This meeting was the result of the town’s unsuccessful maintenance of the landfill. DEQ arrived on site a last year and strongly denounced the condition of the facility. Adding to the problem, the town had no strategy to c...